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Events happening this week

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The Luo Festival at Carnivore

The Luo Festival, a special showbiz extravaganza that aims at celebrating the flamboyant lifestyle of the Luo community, goes down at the Carnivore grounds in Nairobi this weekend. This Standard Group, Raido Maisha and Arena Media sponsored festival features acts from Dolla Kabarry, Suzanna Owiyo, Princess Julie, Ididi Achieng, Eric Omondi, Jalang’o, Otoyo, Owago Nyiro, Wilbroda and Big Ted among others. Charges are Sh2,000 per day and Sh3,000 for a seasonal ticket.


Miss World Kenya at Sankara

The annual Miss World beauty pageant, 2014 edition, gets launched tonight during a glitz ceremony slated for Sankara Nairobi Hotel. The Snapp East Africa Breweries Ltd sponsored event will be a glamour affair featuring top models and players from the showbiz and corporate world. Among those invites include the reigning Miss Kenya Wangui Gitonga and former queens Shamim Nabil and Cecilia Mwangi. Dress code is glamorous.   


P-Unit, Ken wa Maria at Nyayo

The Safaricom athletics series takes off at Nyayo Stadium tomorrow afternoon. It is the National relay finals this time round as participants get the platform to showcase their prowess. Enjoy the sports action that is complemented with entertainment from P-Unit, Wyre, Ken Wa Maria, Sarakasi Dancers, DJs Kaytrixx and Joe Mfalme. Entry is free.


Akcent Live in Nairobi

Limelight Entertainment and premier online shopping portal, Chukua Bargains, presents Akcent Live in Nairobi at Ngong’ Racecourse tomorrow night.

Akcent is a multi-certified, award-winning Romanian dance pop act with a bias for Electronic, Dance Music (EDM). Advance charges are Sh2,000, Sh2500 at the gate and Sh5,000 for VIP. Other sponsors of the event include Glory Safaris, Carlson Wagonlit, Bunson Safaris, Eat Out Kenya, and Best Western Premier hotel.


Sebastian Brandt at Tree House

Party lovers who enjoyed last year’s edition of the Wild and Tame are guaranteed an exceptional time as this year’s edition goes down at Tree House tomorrow night. The party, headlined by Sebastian Brandt, promises a non-stop musical experience in various genres including house, progressive, techno, Kwaito, garage, electro, funky house, hip-hop among others. Advance charges are Sh1,000 and Sh2,000 at the gate.


Rock Legends Series at Tamambo

It is the Eric Clapton night in this one of kind edition of the Rock Legends Series party at the Tamambo Village Market in Gigiri tomorrow night.

The gig is dedicated to three-time inductee to the Rock n’ Roll Hall of Fame Eric Clapton and features performances from Andrew, Franco, Ross and Danger. Charges are Sh200.


Kimdanny at Kitengela

Gospel act Kimdanny, he of the Tulia fame, headlines the worship night gospel gig at Neno Evangelism Church in Kitengela tonight. Catch him as he performs alongside Pitson, Ilagosa wa Ilagosa and MC Dr Ofweneke.


Joe Mfalme at Hush

Decksman Joe Mfalme will spin and thrill fans at the new joint Hush Club in Kakamega tonight. Catch him as he mixes at Sanana Resort and Spa in Nyali and the Heineken Miss University of Nairobi- Mombasa campus pool party the following day.


Concert at Lavington

The popular Live at the Elephant concert, one of the most electrifying concerts in Nairobi aimed at promoting the protection of elephants from poaching, goes down at the Lavington tonight. Join fun lovers as they experience great performances and lovely ambience and plenty of discounted drinks. Charges are Sh800.


Manjero for Afro Jazz Evening

This coming Tuesday, enjoy the Afro Jazz Evening, a smooth tune concert that guarantees jazz lovers an exceptional time at Alliance Française, Nairobi. Themed Afro Jazz Evening: Bass Players Edition features performances from Ricky Manjero, Ricky na Marafiki band, Tito Monakho and the Threat Band. Charges are Sh500.


Play at Alliance Francaise

Theatre outfit, Festival of Creative Arts, presents the extremely hilarious play dubbed Dangerous Affairs, at Alliance Française this weekend. The play, directed by Mbeki Mwalimu, Veronica Waceke and produced by Abuto Eluid, depicts a story of greed, deceit, love, redemption, back stabbing and extreme gossip. Charges are Sh500.


Vereso at Songwriter’s Lounge

The place where lyricism is brought to life in song and poetry, The Songwriter’s Lounge concert series, goes down at Greenhouse Mall, Adams Arcade tomorrow. The talented Vereso will headline this month’s edition alongside Ngare Mukiria and Dave-O. Charges are Sh500.


Stiletto Party at Skylux

Skylux Lounge, Ace Cards Entertainment and Urban Class host the Stiletto party to celebrate the party lovers born in April. DJs Slick WDJ, Wyt and Showtym will be on the decks. Also celebrate the Labour Day eve party the following Wednesday at the same venue. Charges are Sh300.


Hypnotic, Mista Dru at Mzooqa

Mzooqa Club and Lounge and Ace Cards Entertainment hosts the Mzooqa De-Activate party tomorrow night. This is the last party at Mzooqa before rebranding to a new lounge. W DJ, Hypnotic, Mista Dru and AJ the DJ spin for the day. Charges are Sh300.


The Head Rush at Skylux today

Rise Entertainment and Hall Of Fame Entertainment link up to bring you a night of unimaginable fun in epic proportions at the Head Rush party featuring tattoo the best Tattoo artistes in East Africa, the Rise Bunnies and glow-in-the dark merchandise with DJs Incredible and Slick on the decks. There will also be a rave mascot, with random shots on offer from 7pm till dawn.


 Eldoret Street Fashion Week

The Eldoret Street Fashion Week (ESFW), a brainchild from Eldoret Models, that provides a platform to showcase the models’ talents, goes down at Hotel Comfy this weekend. Miss Tourism Uasin Gishu County is expected to grace the event. Charges are Sh200 for regular and Sh500 for VIP.


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